The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 566 489 513
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +24
Contract jobs citing STL 62 126 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.87% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 97 52
Median daily rate £443 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.13%
STL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14733 14472 13563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.54% 28.05% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10394 9928 8897
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 209 194
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -49 45 £600 +6.66% 8
South East +3 15 £350 - 12
East of England +18 1 - - 2
South West -8 1 - - 2
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for STL.

1 149 (100.00%) C++
2 93 (62.42%) Linux
3 90 (60.40%) SQL
4 88 (59.06%) Unix
5 84 (56.38%) Oracle
6 77 (51.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 75 (50.34%) Software Engineering
8 71 (47.65%) OO
9 58 (38.93%) Perl
9 58 (38.93%) Multithreading
10 53 (35.57%) Python
11 42 (28.19%) OLTP
12 38 (25.50%) Java
12 38 (25.50%) Release Management
13 36 (24.16%) SDLC
14 25 (16.78%) Windows
15 23 (15.44%) Finance
15 23 (15.44%) Oracle Database
15 23 (15.44%) Database Tuning
16 21 (14.09%) C
17 20 (13.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 19 (12.75%) MySQL
19 17 (11.41%) OOD
20 16 (10.74%) MFC
20 16 (10.74%) Low Latency
21 15 (10.07%) Front Office
21 15 (10.07%) Shell Script
22 14 (9.40%) WebSphere MQ
22 14 (9.40%) ObjectStore
22 14 (9.40%) UML

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.36%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (3.36%) GSM
2 5 (3.36%) LTE
2 5 (3.36%) RANAP
2 5 (3.36%) RTP
2 5 (3.36%) UMTS
2 5 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.67%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.19%) OLTP
2 23 (15.44%) Oracle Database
3 19 (12.75%) MySQL
4 14 (9.40%) ObjectStore
5 11 (7.38%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.71%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.70%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (4.70%) Subversion
2 7 (4.70%) Trac
3 2 (1.34%) GCC
3 2 (1.34%) GDB
4 1 (0.67%) CasperJS
4 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.67%) Selenium
4 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (15.44%) Finance
2 15 (10.07%) Front Office
3 8 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.36%) Banking
5 4 (2.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (86.58%) Developer
2 118 (79.19%) C++ Developer
3 54 (36.24%) Linux Developer
3 54 (36.24%) Oracle Developer
4 50 (33.56%) Unix Developer
5 40 (26.85%) Software Engineer
6 28 (18.79%) C++ Software Engineer
7 22 (14.77%) C++ Software Developer
8 21 (14.09%) C++/Java Developer
8 21 (14.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 21 (14.09%) Java Developer
9 19 (12.75%) Linux Engineer
9 19 (12.75%) MySQL Developer
9 19 (12.75%) SQL Developer
10 16 (10.74%) Python Developer
11 14 (9.40%) Unix Engineer
11 14 (9.40%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 11 (7.38%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
12 11 (7.38%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 10 (6.71%) Low Latency C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (51.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (10.74%) MFC
3 14 (9.40%) Django
3 14 (9.40%) Twisted
3 14 (9.40%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (9.40%) ZeroMQ
4 10 (6.71%) Swing
4 10 (6.71%) XML
5 6 (4.03%) .NET
5 6 (4.03%) CSS
5 6 (4.03%) HTML
6 5 (3.36%) EJB
6 5 (3.36%) J2EE
6 5 (3.36%) JSP
6 5 (3.36%) Middleware
6 5 (3.36%) Web Services
6 5 (3.36%) XML Schema
6 5 (3.36%) XSLT
7 4 (2.68%) ATL
8 2 (1.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (8.72%) Fixed Income
3 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.05%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.04%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.37%) Derivative
5 8 (5.37%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.36%) Equities
7 4 (2.68%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.01%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 93 (62.42%) Linux
2 88 (59.06%) Unix
3 25 (16.78%) Windows
4 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.34%) Solaris
6 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (50.34%) Software Engineering
2 71 (47.65%) OO
3 58 (38.93%) Multithreading
4 38 (25.50%) Release Management
5 36 (24.16%) SDLC
6 23 (15.44%) Database Tuning
7 17 (11.41%) OOD
8 16 (10.74%) Low Latency
9 14 (9.40%) UML
10 13 (8.72%) Electronic Trading
10 13 (8.72%) High Availability
11 10 (6.71%) Validation
12 9 (6.04%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.37%) Regression Testing
13 8 (5.37%) Unit Testing
14 7 (4.70%) Algorithmic Trading
15 6 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (3.36%) OOP
16 5 (3.36%) Requirements Analysis
16 5 (3.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) C++
2 90 (60.40%) SQL
3 58 (38.93%) Perl
4 53 (35.57%) Python
5 38 (25.50%) Java
6 21 (14.09%) C
7 15 (10.07%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.70%) C#
8 7 (4.70%) VC++
9 6 (4.03%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 84 (56.38%) Oracle
2 5 (3.36%) Solace
3 4 (2.68%) OpenLink
4 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.67%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.67%) Sophis
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
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